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Offline Russell at IceTV

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Program name change - Doctor Who
« on: July 15, 2006, 02:48:48 AM »
The following program has been renamed to separate it from the older series:

   Old program name: Doctor Who
   New program name: Doctor Who: Adventures In Time And Space

This change will begin with episode "Tooth And Claw" on Saturday 22 July on ABC at 7:30pm.

If you have a series recording setup for the old program name, you may want to change it to the new program name.

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Russell

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Re: Program name change - Doctor Who
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2006, 11:23:34 AM »
Thanks Russell...

Just wondering - can't you just call the older series "Doctor Who : The Classic Series" ?

This is how BBC define it (I've sent them an email to double check) as per here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/index.shtml

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Re: Program name change - Doctor Who
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2006, 09:58:21 AM »
Hmmm, not happy, Jan.

Why not just use the first run/repeat flag?

I assume this has been done because someone has complained about ending up recording all Dr Who - new and repeats?


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Re: Program name change - Doctor Who
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2006, 11:10:11 AM »
Just wondering - can't you just call the older series "Doctor Who : The Classic Series" ?

I think maybe the guide team chose this name because that's what ABC Australia is using:

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/guide/netw/200607/programs/ZY8309A003D22072006T193000.htm

I assume this has been done because someone has complained about ending up recording all Dr Who - new and repeats?

I think it was done so people could pick which series they wanted to record, similar to how other series are renamed each new season.

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